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UCLA MAE TENURE TRACK OPEN POSITIONS

Please visit https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply and search keywords “Mechanical” and “Aerospace”.


UCLA Mechanical Engineering Tenure Track Position

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 24th, 2017
Next review date: October 31st, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

This position (Tracking #JPF03215) is in Mechanical Engineering. As part of a major expansion, the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at UCLA is conducting a search for exceptional faculty candidates in disciplines related to Mechanical Engineering. Areas of interest include but are not limited to mechanics of materials and structures, fluid mechanics, transport phenomena, control systems, dynamics, and manufacturing with application interests in areas that include but are not limited to: energy, medical technology, robotics, cyber-physical systems, micro and nano technology, and emerging manufacturing technologies. Candidates whose technical interests complement and augment the Department’s existing strengths and are well positioned to develop collaborations as part of multidisciplinary research teams are of particular interest. Applicants are sought at all levels. Our hiring priority is focused on the frontiers of mechanical engineering research, where a candidate’s impact, originality, and promise for building a strong program has been demonstrated. We are interested in outstanding candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship and to a diverse campus climate.

 


UCLA Aerospace Engineering Tenure Track Position

Recruitment Period

Open date: August 24th, 2017
Next review date: October 31st, 2017
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: June 30th, 2018
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Description

This position (Tracking #JPF03211) is in Aerospace Engineering. As part of a major expansion, the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at UCLA is conducting a search for exceptional faculty candidates in space related research areas. Areas of interest include but are not limited to: spacecraft and space mission, astronautics, guidance, navigation, and control, and other space related cyber-physical systems, remote sensing, space craft power, propulsion, and space science. Applicants are sought at all levels. Our hiring priority is focused on the frontiers of space research, where a candidate’s impact, originality, and promise for building a strong program has been demonstrated. We are interested in outstanding candidates who are committed to excellence in teaching and scholarship and to a diverse campus climate.

 


Off-campus positions listed below


Posted November 21, 2017

ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (IIT)
Department of Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering (MMAE)
OPEN FACULTY POSITIONS

The Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering (MMAE) Department at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position targeted primarily at the assistant professor level. Applications at a higher rank will be considered only for exceptional candidates with a distinguished track record in publications and funding. The MMAE Department strongly encourages cross-cutting and collaborative research. In order to build upon current strengths, research topics of specific interest include, but are not limited to: optimization methods and applications (e.g., in topology, design, manufacturing etc.); data assimilation and reduced-order modeling with applications in fluids, solids, and/or systems; hierarchical multi-scale simulations in solid mechanics; and unsteady aerodynamics and turbomachinery.

Candidates must have an earned doctoral degree in engineering and/or physical sciences. Successful candidates are expected to establish a vibrant externally funded research program that supports graduate students and leads to a strong record of published research. They are also expected to be highly effective teachers for undergraduate and graduate courses in the MMAE Department.

The MMAE Department at IIT offers ABET accredited BS degrees in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, and materials science and engineering, as well as master’s degrees and doctoral degrees in mechanical and aerospace engineering and materials science and engineering. Current full time enrollment is over 500 undergraduate students and 220 graduate students. The department houses several laboratories and facilities including a unique 5ftx4ft cross-section wind tunnel with a maximum sustained speed of 120m/s. Information on faculty, research, and degree programs in the MMAE Department can be found at http://engineering.iit.edu/mmae.

The Illinois Institute of Technology is a private Ph.D.-granting research university, with world-renowned programs in engineering, architecture, the sciences, humanities, psychology, business, law, and design. IIT’s Armour College of Engineering emphasizes inter-professional research by faculty and students and is committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. The main campus is located three miles from downtown Chicago. Argonne National Laboratory (a DOE Lab) is located in the greater Chicago area. IIT is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.

Applicants should submit a single pdf file to . Application materials should include: i) cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, iii) a research statement, iv) a statement of teaching philosophy, v) contact information of five references, and vi) a sample of a published research paper. Applications received prior to December 1, 2017 will be given the strongest consideration, but the position will remain open and applications accepted until the position is filled.


Posted November 21, 2017

FACULTY POSITIONS
AIR FORCE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, DAYTON OH

The Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics seeks applicants for two tenure-track Aerospace Engineering faculty position (preferably at the assistant or associate professor level) and one non-tenure-track Aerospace Engineering faculty position. The first tenure track position is desired in the area of Aeronautical Engineering, namely Hypersonics, Air Breathing Propulsion or Aerodynamics. The second tenure-track position is sought in the area of Astronautical Engineering, namely Spacecraft Design and Controls. While expertise in these disciplines will be given preference, other expertise will be considered. The non-tenure-track position is targeting Hypersonics and/or Aerothermodynamics. In addition to an earned Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering, Astronautical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field, candidates for all three positions should have demonstrated or show a potential ability in teaching at the graduate level and in conducting independent research for the Air Force and other government agencies. Good communication skills, both oral and written, are essential. Applicants must be U.S. citizens. Applicants must currently possess or be able to obtain/maintain a TOP SECRET clearance if applying for a Hypersonics positon or a SECRET clearance if applying for any other position. If selected, applicants must produce proof of citizenship at time of appointment. Link to full posting can be found at https://www.usajobs.gov

The Department offers both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Aeronautical Engineering, Astronautical Engineering, Space Systems and Materials Science. The Department has several state-of-the-art computer and experimental laboratories. Interested candidates must apply for the position through USAJOBS (see link above). Questions regarding the position may be addressed to:

Dr. Brad S. Liebst
Professor and Head
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Air Force Institute of Technology
AFIT/ENY
2950 Hobson Way
Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-7765
Phone: (937) 255-3069
e-mail:

The Air Force Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Posted November 16, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION OPENING

The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position with a nine-month service period. We are primarily focused on hires at the Assistant Professor rank, although individuals at higher ranks with exceptional credentials may be considered. We seek faculty members who will embrace a culture of excellence and inclusion, will be committed to graduate and undergraduate education, and will develop novel research programs. Particular research areas of interest include plasma physics and engineering for space applications, electric propulsion and advanced space propulsion technologies, deployable/lightweight structures for space habitats, novel materials/structural concepts for space vehicles, formal methods for aerospace GNC verification/validation, and extraplanetary autonomy and robotics (manipulation, vehicles, autonomous manufacturing, corobotics). Candidates will be expected to complement existing research areas in the Department and across campus, and to assume a leadership position in space-related research. Applicants must have earned a PhD or equivalent in an appropriate engineering or related discipline by the date of appointment.

The Department is committed to excellence in research and teaching, with the expectation that all University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous and innovative externally-funded research program, to provide high-quality teaching that integrates research with instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to participate in service activities.

Applications should include a letter of application, a CV with a list of publications, concise statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of five professional references. The research statement should include current and potential interdisciplinary aspects of the applicant’s work. All application materials must be submitted via our faculty search website: https://apps.engr.washington.edu/facsearch/apply.phtml?pos_id=218. The position will be open until filled, but we expect interviews to begin in Winter 2018. For any administrative issues related to this search, please contact the A&A Department Search Committee, at .

The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics is one of the original aerospace engineering departments in the nation and the only one of its type in the Pacific Northwest, a region whose extensive aerospace industry continues to be a major contributor to the technological development, economic vitality, and security of the United States. Under its strategic plan the department has been building strength in the multidisciplinary areas of aircraft systems, space systems, and energy systems, while continuing to pursue basic research in areas of fundamental importance to aeronautics and astronautics. For information about the department, please visit www.aa.washington.edu.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. The University is the recipient of a 2006 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility and a 2001 National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics (www.engr.washington.edu/advance). Filling this position will be contingent on budgetary approval at the University of Washington.


Posted November 16, 2017

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona

MECHANICAL ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT

The Mechanical Engineering Department at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (Cal Poly Pomona) invites applications for full time tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering to begin Fall 2018.

The Position: Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising students, conducting research, and providing service to the department, college and university. Candidates must be able to effectively teach as well as develop laboratory experiments. The candidate must be able to teach a majority of the core courses offered in the department, including courses from the freshman through the graduate level. A list of our core courses can be found at http://catalog.cpp.edu. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a commitment to diversity in higher education are particularly encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or related area from an accredited university by July 30, 2018.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitments to undergraduate and graduate teaching.
  • Demonstrated commitments and ability to contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and/or service, and of commitment to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.
  • A minimum of 1 year of professional or teaching experience or equivalent.

Preferred/Desired Qualifications:

  • Expertise in the areas of engineering materials, machine design, robotics, mechatronics, or autonomous vehicle design.
  • Additional professional experience, teaching experience, and/or P.E. license is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability in applied research and/or in developing industry contacts and support for laboratories.
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching and developing Mechanical Engineering laboratories.
  • Demonstrated ability to be responsive to the educational equity goals of the university and its increasing ethnic diversity and international character.

Application Procedure: A completed application will consist of:

  • A completed application form
  • A cover letter that describes the position that the candidate is interested in applying for, candidate’s teaching and research experience, and interests that address the duties and qualifications articulated in the position description. If area of interest is not specified, the search committee will make a determination of such based on the application material;
  • A list of courses the candidate is prepared to teach, courses they can teach with some additional preparation, and courses they would like to develop;
    A curriculum vitae comprised of at least those elements specified on the application form and including the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least five individuals who can speak to the candidate’s potential for success in this position;
  • A one-page, single-spaced Student Success Statement about your teaching and/or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working with a diverse student population;
  • Unofficial transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework, showing highest degree earned;
  • Finalists for the position will be required to provide three original recent (within two years) letters of reference and official transcript showing the highest degree earned.

The position is open until filled. First consideration will be given to completed applications received no later than January 2, 2018. Early response is encouraged. You will find instructions and link to submit your application materials on the website: www.cpp.edu/me

For any further inquiries and requests, please use the following contact information:

Faculty Search Committee Chair
Dr. John Caffrey
Mechanical Engineering Department
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA 91768
Phone: 909.869.2575 FAX: 909.869.4341
Email:

The University: Cal Poly Pomona, one of two polytechnic universities in California, is a member of the 23-campus California State University system. Our student population of approximately 23,000 enrolls in 51 baccalaureate, 30 master’s degree programs, 11 credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate in Educational Leadership, presented by 1,200 faculty. We recruit successful and career-focused students from throughout California and beyond. We are proud of our status as a Hispanic Serving Institution. We have a strong commitment to supporting scholarship, research, and student achievement. Our scenic and historic 1,400-acre campus, once the winter ranch of cereal magnate W.K. Kellogg, is located about 30 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. Southern California is one of the most dynamic economic and cultural environments in the country, and the campus is within an hour’s drive of beaches, mountains, and desert. The university is committed to diversifying its faculty and staff and has made educational equity one of its highest priorities. The mission of the university is to advance learning and knowledge by linking theory and practice in all disciplines, and to prepare students for lifelong learning, leadership, and careers in a changing, multicultural world.

The College: The College of Engineering is the 17th largest engineering school in the nation, and is ranked as one of the best public undergraduate engineering colleges in the nation. The College has had over fifty-five years of success in producing workforce ready engineers and engineering technologists. Our graduates are working throughout California and the nation to meet increasingly complex technical and socio-economic challenges posed by the ever-growing global economy. Additional information is available at the college’s Web site: www.cpp.edu/engineering

The Department: Further information may be obtained from the department web site: http://www.cpp.edu/engineering/ME

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The University seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning. Cal Poly Pomona subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, age, religion, or veteran status. Cal Poly Pomona hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. As required by the Clery Disclosure Act, the university’s annual security report is available at http://www.cpp.edu/~police/annual-securityreport.shtml. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.


Posted November 15, 2017

New York University
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Tenured or Tenure-Track Position in Dynamical Systems

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering invites applications for a tenured or tenure track position in dynamical systems, with a start date of September 1, 2018. New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering, located in Brooklyn, has the distinct history of having been known previously as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering.

Tandon faculty and students are at the forefront of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and have access to NYU’s Global Network University. The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is deeply committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Tandon fosters student and faculty innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world.

The Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department invites applications from candidates in all areas of dynamical systems. Candidates must have an earned Ph.D. in the discipline. A distinguished record of collaboration, scholarship, leadership, curricular innovation, entrepreneurship, and an excellent funding record are desired. Candidates must demonstrate or show potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current CV, statements of research and teaching interests along with recent teaching evaluations, three key publications in dynamical systems, and a list of three references with complete contact information. All application materials should be submitted electronically at apply.interfolio.com/46231

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, unemployment status or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.


Posted November 9, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
College of Engineering and Computing – Department of Mechanical Engineering
Multiple Open-Rank, Tenure or Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The College of Engineering and Computing at the University of South Carolina is in the process of expanding its tenured and tenure-track faculty. As part of this growth, the Department of Mechanical Engineering seeks dynamic, new, faculty members at all ranks for Fall 2018. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in mechanical, nuclear or aerospace engineering or a closely-related field, a demonstrated record of research accomplishments, and an outstanding capacity for teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The successful candidate will be expected to develop internationally-recognized, externally-funded research programs that complement existing departmental strengths. We also desire candidates whose expertise aligns with vital cross-cutting initiatives identified by the College. For details on these initiatives, please visit: http://cec.sc.edu/employment.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering houses Nuclear and Aerospace Engineering Programs, therefore, the department will also recruit faculty for these programs. In alignment with these initiatives and to continue to build on our existing nationally-recognized programs, research themes of particular interest to the Department include:

  • Energy & Water
    enhanced heat transfer, thermo-electric power, drive trains for wind-power, thermo-solar materials for energy, aero-thermal, propulsion, materials for harsh environments, nuclear power, nuclear fuels and materials, nuclear fuel cycle, and nuclear safeguards
  • Smart & Agile Manufacturing
    metallic materials processing, materials processing with an emphasis on composites, additive manufacturing, solid mechanics including computational & experimental methods, aerospace vehicle design, aerospace structures and materials, and process simulation
  • Smart & Connected Communities
    structural health monitoring and predictive maintenance, structural design, smart or new sustainable development

The Department also supports the Biomedical Engineering program, and prospective faculty with expertise in this area may apply via: http://cec.sc.edu/jobs/BMED.

Review of applications will begin in November, 2017 and continue until positions are filled. Expected start date is August, 16, 2018. Interested applicants will apply online at http://cec.sc.edu/jobs/EMCH with: (1) a letter of intent, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a concise description of research plans, (4) a teaching plan, and (5) names & contact information of 3-5 references.

Questions about the departmental search may be directed to:

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Jamil A. Khan, Professor and Chair
; Phone: 803-777-1578

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, sex, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetics, sexual orientation or veteran status. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. USC is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.


Posted November 9, 2017

CAL STATE LA
Department of Mechanical Engineering
OPEN FACULTY POSITIONS

Assistant Professor
Full-Time, Tenure-Track Position
Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Aerospace Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or other closely-related engineering discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required; however, applicants nearing completion of the doctorate (ABD) may be considered. For appointment, the doctorate must be completed by the date of appointment (08/16/2018);
  • Demonstrated expertise and currency in an area of aerospace engineering; including, but not limited to: aerodynamics, aircraft / spacecraft design, flight dynamics and control, aircraft / spacecraft structures, aeroelasticity, or propulsion.
  • Evidence of publications in scholarly journals;
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

Associate or Full Professor
Full-Time, Tenured/Tenure-Track Position
Minimum Qualifications:

  • An earned doctorate in Mechanical, Aerospace, Biomedical Engineering or other closely-related engineering discipline from an accredited institution (or equivalent);
  • Evidence of publications in scholarly journals;
  • Evidence of obtaining external research funding, either in industry or academia;
  • University teaching experience;
  • Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students in a multicultural/multiethnic urban campus environment with a substantial population of first-generation students.

California State University, Los Angeles is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. With over 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs led by award-winning faculty, Cal State LA’s dedication to access and excellence has been recognized nationally. Founded in 1947, the University is located just minutes from downtown Los Angeles, adjacent to the San Gabriel Valley, and serves more than 28,000 students who reflect the rich ethnic and racial diversity of the area. As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving and Minority-serving institution, Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. This longstanding commitment is reflected in its history as home to the nation’s first Chicano Studies program, second Pan-African Studies program, as well as Latin American and Asian and Asian American Studies programs. Faculty have the opportunity to establish affiliate status with ethnic studies and other academic programs, including the Honors College. In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual.

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, Cal State LA is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live, work and learn in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, marital status, pregnancy, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender identification, age, disability, disabled veteran, or Vietnam era veteran status.


Posted November 8, 2017

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITION OPENING

The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position with a nine-month service period. We are primarily focused on hires at the Assistant Professor rank, although individuals at higher ranks with exceptional credentials may be considered. We seek faculty members who will embrace a culture of excellence and inclusion, will be committed to graduate and undergraduate education, and will develop novel research programs. Particular research areas of interest include plasma physics and engineering for space applications, electric propulsion and advanced space propulsion technologies, deployable/lightweight structures for space habitats, novel materials/structural concepts for space vehicles, formal methods for aerospace GNC verification/validation, and extraplanetary autonomy and robotics (manipulation, vehicles, autonomous manufacturing, corobotics). Candidates will be expected to complement existing research areas in the Department and across campus, and to assume a leadership position in space-related research. Applicants must have earned a PhD or equivalent in an appropriate engineering or related discipline by the date of appointment.

The Department is committed to excellence in research and teaching, with the expectation that all University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous and innovative externally-funded research program, to provide high quality teaching that integrates research with instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and to participate in service activities.

Applications should include a letter of application, a CV with a list of publications, concise statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact Information of five professional references. The research statement should include current and potential interdisciplinary aspects of the applicant’s work. All application materials must be submitted via our faculty search website: https://apps.engr.washington.edu/facsearch/apply.phtml?pos_id=218. The position will be open until filled, but we expect interviews to begin in Winter 2018. For any administrative issues related to this search, please contact the A&A Department Search Committee, at .

The William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics & Astronautics is one of the original aerospace engineering departments in the nation and the only one of its type in the Pacific Northwest, a region whose extensive aerospace industry continues to be a major contributor to the technological development, economic vitality, and security of the United States. Under its strategic plan the department has been building strength in the multidisciplinary areas of aircraft systems, space systems, and energy systems, while continuing to pursue basic research in areas of fundamental importance to aeronautics and astronautics. For information about the department, please visit www.aa.washington.edu.

The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. The University is the recipient of a 2006 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility and a 2001 National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and mathematics (www.engr.washington.edu/advance). Filling this position will be contingent on budgetary approval at the University of Washington.


Posted November 7, 2017

Faculty Positions in Mechanical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire

The Department of Mechanical Engineering (ME) at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) is pleased to announce openings for two tenure-track faculty positions.  As stipulated in the posting (see the link below), candidates with expertise in advanced manufacturing and ocean engineering are of particular interest, but suitable candidates in all areas of ME are strongly encouraged to apply.  The ME department, and the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (CEPS) in which the department resides, has cultivated strengths in the experimental and applied mathematical investigation of fundamental fluid mechanical phenomena that may be of special interest to this list-serve community.  Consequently, candidates with expertise that would complement ongoing research in ocean engineering and marine sciences (e.g. sediment transport and fluid-structure interactions) or in advanced manufacturing (e.g. physics based modeling, nonlinear dynamics, energy efficiency) are especially encouraged to apply.  For more details, please see the posting at https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/27254.


Posted November 2, 2017

University of Michigan-Dearborn
College of Engineering and Computer Science
Mechanical Engineering
Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Mechanical Engineering invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, starting September 1, 2018. Although candidates at the Assistant Professor rank are preferred, exceptional candidates may be considered for the rank of Associate Professor depending upon experience and qualifications. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field. Special consideration will be given to candidates with expertise in experimental methods applied to combustion, IC engines, and energy conversion, although candidates specializing in other areas will also be considered. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the thermal-fluids area for the mechanical engineering program, develop a long-term research program, and advise/mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Excellent teaching and communication skills are essential.

Applicants should submit:

  • a letter of intent
  • a detailed curriculum vita,
  • a statement of teaching and research interests,
  • and names and contact information for four references through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/46325.

Review of applications will start January 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

  • Department programs offered: Ph.D. in Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, M.S.E and B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering, M.S.E. and B.S.E. in Bioengineering enrolling 1300 students.
  • A new 123,000 square feet laboratory building is currently under construction at the College of Engineering and Computer Science with planned completion in 2020.
  • 14 miles from Detroit Metropolitan Airport: Detroit’s airlines and their regional partners offer service to more than 160 non-stop destinations around the globe.
    The University of Michigan-Dearborn is one of two regional campuses of the University of Michigan. The main campus in Ann Arbor, an internationally recognized and celebrated center for education and research, is located just 35 miles west of the UM-Dearborn campus; the other regional campus is in Flint.
  • Regional campuses have full access to the extensive library systems, galleries, and sporting events of the main campus. Faculty and students collaborate across all three campuses in research and scholarly activity.
  • Excellent health plans and retirement savings plans: Access to the University of Michigan Health System.
  • Close to the Big Three Automotive Companies: 2 miles from both Ford Headquarters and Ford Scientific Research Laboratory. 25 miles from GM Technical Center. 30 miles from Chrysler Technical Center

The University of Michigan-Dearborn, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. Inquiries or complaints may be addressed Office of Institutional Equity. The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.


Posted October 30, 2017

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Tenure-Track Faculty Position

The MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions with a start date of July 1, 2018 or on a mutually agreeable date thereafter. The department is conducting a search for exceptional candidates with a strong background in any discipline related to Aerospace Engineering, broadly defined. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • advanced materials, manufacturing, mechanics, and structures;
  • propulsion, combustion, and environment;
  • fluid mechanics and aerodynamics;
  • aircraft design;
  • autonomous systems;
  • interaction of humans and machines;
  • air transportation;
  • small satellites; and
  • space systems and exploration

We are seeking highly qualified candidates with a commitment to research and education. Faculty duties include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels, advising students, leading a research program, and service to the institute and the profession.

Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in a relevant field by the beginning of employment. The search is for a candidate to be hired at the assistant professor level; however, under special circumstances, a senior faculty appointment is possible.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2-3 page statement of research and teaching interests and goals, and names and contact information of at least three individuals who will provide letters of recommendation. Applicants with backgrounds outside aerospace should describe how a substantial part of their work will apply to aerospace problems. Applications must be submitted as a pdf at https://school-of-engineering-faculty-search.mit.edu/aeroastro/register.tcl. Letters of recommendation must be submitted directly by the recommenders at https://school-of-engineering-facultysearch.mit.edu/letters.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 1, 2017.

Applications will be considered complete only when both the applicant materials and at least three letters of recommendations are received.

MIT is building a diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates.

For more information on the MIT Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, please visit http://aeroastro.mit.edu/. Applicants may find reading our Strategic Plan (http://aeroastro.mit.edu/file/strategic-plan.pdf) helpful in preparing their applications. Questions can be directed to faculty search chair Prof. Steven Barrett (). MIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.


Posted October 30, 2017

University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
Teaching Assistant Professor / Lecturer Position

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Posted October 30, 2017

University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
Multiple tenure-track faculty positions

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE) at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York invites applicants for multiple tenure-track faculty positions. These positions are at the Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor levels. We are particularly looking for candidates who can operate effectively in a diverse community of students and faculty, and share our vision of helping all constituents reach their full potential.

The areas of interest include but are not limited to: modeling and analysis in advanced manufacturing; dynamics and controls of autonomous or robotic systems; or fluid/structure interactions in aerospace applications.

Candidates in these and related research areas are strongly urged to apply.

Applicants are expected to contribute to the core teaching and research missions in MAE. In particular, successful candidates will be expected to develop an independent, externally-funded, internationally-recognized research program, teach core MAE graduate- and undergraduate-level courses, develop new specialized
MAE courses, supervise graduate research and contribute to departmental affairs.

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Buffalo is the largest and most comprehensive of the SUNY engineering schools. The MAE Department currently has 38 faculty members and is expected to grow to 44 faculty within the next 3-5 years. Our faculty and students have access to world-class experimental and computational facilities and are active in multidisciplinary research initiatives on campus. More details on the MAE Department and its affiliated institutes
and centers can be found at www.mae.buffalo.edu.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or in a relevant science or engineering discipline Ph.D. must be conferred prior to appointment. Candidates must apply at http://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu using posting number F1700169. The evaluation process will start on November 15, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.


Posted October 27, 2017

North Carolina State University (NC State)
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (MAE)
Two tenure‐track faculty positions

North Carolina State University (NC State) invites applications and nominations for two tenure‐track faculty positions in the Department of Mechanical and
Aerospace Engineering (MAE). Appointments will be made at the Assistant/Associate Professor levels, though applicants with exceptional qualifications may be considered for appointment at other ranks. Applicants are expected to have a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or other closely related fields.

The review process for applications will begin on December 22, 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled. The expected start date for these positions is Fall 2018. Salary will be competitive based on qualifications.

Position 1:

Applicants with expertise in robotics, autonomous systems, or related fields are strongly encouraged to apply. Applicants should demonstrate interest and capabilities for developing active, internationally‐visible, externally‐sponsored research programs related to robotics, autonomous systems, or similar fields. Research expectations include a commitment to innovative and significant work, the ability to work independently and pursue interdisciplinary collaborations, both internally and externally to NC State. Teaching expectations include a commitment to effective instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervision of student research at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should apply at: http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/92597.

Position 2:

An emphasis on advanced manufacturing includes, but is not limited to: engineering design principles and methods for advanced manufacturing; digital‐to‐physical conversion supported by the incorporation of information, automation, sensing, and networking (cyber manufacturing); characterizing the relationship between material, geometry and process to customize performance; multi‐material manufacturing; numerical modeling and experimentation of manufacturing processes; and improving the scalability and energy efficiency of advanced manufacturing processes. Innovative areas of research within the broader scope of advanced manufacturing are also of interest. Candidates should apply at: http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/92604.

Department Overview

The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC) is among the largest and most prominent in the nation. The department offers Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Science (MS), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees in both Mechanical Engineering (ME) and Aerospace Engineering (AE). The department also offers accelerated BS/MS degrees in both programs.

Current research specialization in MAE includes dynamic systems and controls, vibrations, biomechanics, design optimization, smart materials and structures, precision engineering, MEMS and NEMS, advanced manufacturing, aerodynamics, UAV flight research, materials, renewable energy, combustion, hypersonics, propulsion, space exploration systems, and computational fluid dynamics.

The MAE department currently boasts 45 tenure‐track faculty, six non‐tenure track faculty, and 15 staff. The faculty is highly recognized with seven National Science Foundation CAREER Award recipients, four NSF RIA recipients, one NASA Early Career Faculty Award recipient, five ASME Fellows, seven AIAA Fellows, 20 members in the NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers, and five named professors.

The MAE Department has an enrollment of over 1,100 undergraduates and 400 graduate students, and has conferred over 4,000 degrees since 2000. The department is housed in Engineering Building III, a four‐story, 250,000‐square foot facility built in 2010. An annex houses wind tunnels, an anechoic chamber, internal combustion engine dynamometers, and additional research labs. NC State’s location on Centennial Campus, combined with its proximity to the Research Triangle Park and neighboring universities, provides extensive opportunities for academic and industrial interaction and collaboration.

The mission of the MAE department is to be a flagship engineering department that benefits all people of North Carolina and the global society by making a profound impact on current and emerging science and technologies; fostering exemplary, synergistic multidisciplinary research and education programs in close partnership with industry and government; providing the environment for innovative professional and scholarly development; and graduating highly skilled, ethical engineers who will thrive in a rapidly changing world and be future leaders in technology and society.


Posted October 23, 2017

College of Engineering
Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering
University Exemplary Department
Randolph Hall, RM 215, Virginia Tech (MC 0203)
460 Old Turner St., Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Phone: 540-231-6611, Fax: 540-231-9632
Web: http://www.aoe.vt.edu, email:

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Cyber and Cyber-Physical Security of Aerospace and Ocean Systems

The Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering invites applications for several tenure-track or tenured faculty positions in cyber and cyber-physical security of aerospace and ocean systems effective August 2018. This open-rank search is part of the Virginia Tech Integrated Security Destination Area (provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html) cluster search, which is planning to hire 14 new faculty this year. The positions will be filled, depending upon qualifications, at a rank commensurate with experience. A Ph.D. degree in engineering or science is required. Candidates for this position should be capable of conducting research with primary focus on the development of aerospace and/or ocean systems that are resilient to cyber or cyber-physical security threats or that provide significant resilience of other critical systems to such threats. Candidates are expected to contribute to teaching Aerospace or Ocean Engineering subject matter at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Virginia Tech is strategically investing in hiring innovative faculty to advance its vision to grow beyond boundaries and become a premier 21st-century global land-grant institution through our Destination Areas initiative. As interconnected areas of strength, Destination Areas facilitate faculty collaborations that bridge disciplines to create innovative and transformative solutions to global issues, while positioning Virginia Tech as a premier destination for talent that seeks to advance the human condition.

The Integrated Security Destination Area focuses on understanding and fostering a world in which individuals, institutions, and nations are secured by technology and social systems that follow ethical principles and promote values of social justice. Faculty working together in this area are bringing a transdisciplinary approach to the complex range of human and systems security challenges. Work in this area also embraces equity in the human condition by seeking the equitable distribution and availability of physical safety and well-being, psychological wellbeing, respect for human dignity, and access to crucial material and social resources throughout the world’s diverse communities. This Destination Area further addresses policymaking and policy analysis, collaborating at the intersection of scientific evidence, governance, and analyses to translate scholarship into practice. Visit provost.vt.edu/destination-areas.html for more information about this initiative.

The successful candidates will be part of the cohort of faculty working on Integrated Security, but will have their primary appointment in a Department that is comprised of 37 faculty members, with approximately 175 full-time graduate students and 500 undergraduate students. The candidate may contribute to the department’s existing collaborations with the Hume Center for National Security and Technology (www.hume.vt.edu), the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (www.ictas.vt.edu) and the Center for Space Science and Engineering Research (Space@VT, www.space.vt.edu).

Virginia Tech recognizes the critical importance of diverse teams of scholars. It seeks to diversify its faculty along multiple dimensions, including those that have been historically marginalized and excluded given the institutional history and legacy of the university. Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech is a recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers. Virginia Tech is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The AOE Department strongly supports the Virginia Tech Principles of Community. Information about the AOE Department is available at www.aoe.vt.edu.

Applicants must provide a cover letter, contact information for three professional references, a candidate statement discussing teaching, research, professional goals, and interest in and experience working with diverse groups and underrepresented populations, and a current CV. Those wishing further information about the search process may contact Dr. Mark Psiaki, Faculty Search Committee Chair, Kevin T. Crofton Department of Aerospace and Ocean Engineering, 205 Randolph Hall, Virginia Tech, 460 Old Turner Street, Blacksburg, VA 24061 or at .

Interested individuals can find a description of the larger cluster search, and submit an application online at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/80313. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2017, and continue until the positions are filled.

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Posted October 23, 2017

Faculty Position in Spacecraft Engineering, Cornell University

The Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the field of Aerospace Engineering, with an emphasis on space technology. Candidates must hold a doctorate in an appropriate field and are expected to establish an outstanding, funded research program as well as to contribute fully to both undergraduate and graduate instruction. Applicants at the level of Assistant Professor are preferred but appointments at other levels will also be considered. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We seek an outstanding individual engaged in computational, theoretical, and/or experimental research in spacecraft engineering. The ideal candidate will conduct research in one or more of the following areas: spacecraft systems engineering, human spaceflight systems, propulsion, global navigation satellite systems (such as GPS), spacecraft structural dynamics and/or mechanics, and celestial mechanics. A key objective of this search is to build stronger connections between the field of Aerospace Engineering and the departments of Astronomy and Earth & Atmospheric Sciences. Another is to bring in faculty who complement, rather than duplicate, the department’s existing strengths. Qualified candidates in all related areas are encouraged to apply.

Cornell University fosters interdisciplinary research and an atmosphere of cooperation through its Centers and Field system. Both in research and teaching, faculty in Aerospace Engineering have outstanding opportunities to interact with faculty in basic and applied research from other departments (e.g., Electrical Engineering, Materials Science Engineering, Applied Engineering Physics, Astronomy, and Earth & Atmospheric Sciences) and with a number of unique programs including the Carl Sagan Institute, the Center for Radiophysics and Space Research, the Space Science and Plasma Physics Research Group, the Cornell Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility, the Cornell Center for Materials Research, the Cornell High-Energy Synchrotron Source, the Space Systems Design Studio, and the Weill Cornell Medical College.

The Sibley School and the College of Engineering at Cornell embrace diversity and seek candidates who can foster a welcoming climate for all students. Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches.

Please submit an application on line at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9582. Applications should include the cover sheet, a complete resume, statements of research interests and teaching experience (please limit each statement to two pages), and up to three publications. All applications received by November 1, 2017 will receive full consideration this academic year. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage.
We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Mark E. Campbell, Ph.D.
John A. Mellowes ’60 Professor
S.C. Thomas Sze Director
139 Upson Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853-7501
Ph. 607 255-4268
Fax 607 255-1222


Posted October 12, 2017

MECHANICAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

Faculty opportunity

The Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for multiple faculty positions at all ranks. Candidates are sought in all technical sub disciplines of mechanical science and engineering including design, thermosciences, solid and fluid mechanics, and dynamics and control, with particular interest in the broad application areas of manufacturing, energy and sustainability, and robotics and cyber-physical systems. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain active world-class research programs at Illinois, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession.

The department has top-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs in mechanical engineering, engineering mechanics, and theoretical and applied mechanics. Our faculty and students have access to premier interdisciplinary opportunities, supported by extensive state-of-the-art facilities housed on campus. These facilities include the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, the Beckman Institute, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, the Carver Biotechnology Laboratory and the Institute for Genomic Biology. Information about the department can be found at http://mechanical.illinois.edu/.

Qualified senior candidates will also be considered for named appointments as part of the Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative, supported by a $100-million gift from the Grainger Foundation. More information regarding this unique opportunity can be found at http://graingerinitiative.engineering.illinois.edu.

A doctoral degree is required, and salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications received by December 1, 2017, will receive full consideration. Early applications are strongly encouraged. Interviews may take place before the given date; applications received after December 1, 2017 may be considered until positions are filled. The expected start date of a position offered/accepted through this search is August 16, 2018, but other start dates will be considered.

Applicants should create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. A complete application includes curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, cover letter, and the names and contact information of four references. Applicants should submit this information in .pdf format. All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, please address questions to: .

The University of Illinois has an active and successful dual-career partner placement program with strong commitment to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.

Department of Mechanical Science and Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1206 W. Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801
mechse.illinois.edu


Posted September 26, 2017

Loyola Marymount University
Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Loyola Marymount University (LMU) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in all areas of mechanical engineering. Successful candidates will be dedicated to: 1) teaching and mentoring a diverse student body and creating engaging learning environments in a broad range of mechanical engineering courses, 2) developing a thriving research program that involves undergraduate and graduate students, 3) participating in shared governance through involvement in service, and 4) supporting the mission and identity of LMU. Candidates are required to have earned a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering or a closely related field by August 2018. Ideal candidates will have also earned a BS in mechanical engineering.

The department is committed to delivering a high-quality, practice-oriented curriculum to an increasingly diverse student population. The department currently offers programs leading to the BS, MS, and combined BS+MS degrees in mechanical engineering, has eight full-time faculty members, numerous adjunct faculty, and approximately 180 undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy that includes a list of courses the candidate would like to teach, a statement of research objectives, and a list of three professional references. Application materials must be submitted online at https://jobs.lmu.edu/postings/32155. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is expected to begin on August 15, 2018. Questions regarding this position can be directed to the Department Chair at .

Loyola Marymount University, a comprehensive university in the mainstream of American Catholic higher education, seeks professionally outstanding applicants who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence, the education of the whole person, and the building of a just society. LMU is an equal opportunity institution actively working to promote an intercultural learning community. Women and underrepresented minority candidates are encouraged to apply. (Visit www.lmu.edu for more information.)


Posted September 20, 2017

CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY NORTHRIDGE
FACULTY POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT TENURE-TRACK

Department: Mechanical Engineering
Faculty Hire Number: 18-08
Effective Date of Appointment: August 22, 2018
(Subject to Budgetary Approval)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications

Qualifications:
A Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering or closely related discipline. The candidate must demonstrate a strong commitment to effective teaching in the areas of control systems, design and control of mechanisms, system dynamics, kinematics of machines and robotics at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates are expected to have experience with advanced analysis and simulation tools and a broad background in Mechanical Engineering. The ability to develop and conduct an effective research program in the design and implementation of control strategies for the management of mechanical or energy systems, system dynamics, and/or mechanisms of machinery areas is expected. Demonstrated proficiency in both written and oral communication in English is required. Applicants must demonstrate ability and commitment to working with a diverse student population.

We are seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in research and teaching. The successful candidates will be responsible for mentoring graduate and undergraduate students, teaching courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, developing new student design projects, and building a strong externally sponsored research program, in line with the university and college goals.

Responsibilities:
Teaching responsibilities include instruction in undergraduate and graduate courses, and participation in and supervision of student design projects. Candidates are expected to supervise Masters theses and provide academic and professional advisement to undergraduate and graduate students. Initiation and maintenance of creative scholarly activities as well as an externally funded research program are expected. Active and effective participation in curriculum development, assessment and accreditation, and other departmental activities as well as participation in professional and student organizations (e.g., ASME, ASEE) are normative expectations.

Application Deadline:
Screening of applications will begin November 3, 2017. Priority will be given to applicants who meet the screening deadline; however, the position will remain open until filled.

How to Apply:
Applicants must submit a letter of application that contains specific statements that address: 1) how you would make a unique contribution to the department; 2) a preliminary plan for establishing your independent research program; 3) your experience working with a diverse population. Additionally, your complete application will contain a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of recent publications, research statement, teaching statement, and names and contact information including email addresses and phone numbers of at least three references.

This institution is using Interfolio’s ByCommittee to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including letters of recommendation, free of charge to: http://apply.interfolio.com/44237

General Information:
In compliance with the Annual Security Report & Fire Safety Report of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, California State University, Northridge has made crime-reporting statistics available on-line here. Print copies are available by request from the Department of Police Services, the Office for Faculty Affairs, and the Office of Equity and Diversity.

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities by contacting Recruitment Services at (818) 677-2101.


Posted September 15, 2017

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Physics
Ithaca College
Ithaca, New York

The Ithaca College Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor to begin August 16, 2018. The successful candidate will embrace our commitment to undergraduate teaching and advising, will establish an active on-campus experimental research program with significant undergraduate student involvement, and will contribute to the operation and improvement of the department, school, and college.

The faculty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy are committed to delivering student-centered research-based pedagogy. Candidates should be familiar or have experience with active-learning techniques and be willing to implement them in the classroom. Strong candidates will be comfortable teaching across the required physics curriculum. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an active research program – conducting experiments in a laboratory located on the Ithaca College campus – and to advise undergraduate research students, including advising multi-semester senior thesis projects. Candidates with expertise in all areas of experimental physics, applied physics, mechanical engineering, and electrical engineering will be considered. Special consideration will be given to candidates with the ability to advise electronics or instrumentation projects.

Ithaca College is committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden our academic experience. We value input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the institution, and our goal is to create an academic community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity. Applicants who can contribute to this diversity through their teaching, research, or service are particularly encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate must have completed a PhD in physics, applied physics, mechanical or electrical engineering, or a closely related field of applied physics by August 1, 2018. Experience teaching at the undergraduate level as a teaching assistant or as teacher of record is expected.

Interested applicants must apply online at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com and attach a letter of application describing their fit to the advertised position, a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and a description of research plans that details how undergraduate students will be integrated in research. The applicant must also provide names and email addresses of three (3) individuals who will be asked to submit letters of references for candidates who are invited to the second round of the application process. Emails containing a link to submit letters of reference will be auto-generated and sent to the applicant’s references upon confirmation that the candidate wishes to move forward with their application.

Applications are not complete until all application materials are received. Questions about the online application should be directed to the Office of Human Resources at (607) 274-8000. Screening of applications will begin immediately. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be received by October 16, 2017.


Posted September 6, 2017

Department of Aerospace Engineering – Open Rank Faculty Search
College of Engineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks highly qualified candidates for multiple faculty positions. Outstanding candidates working in all subject areas relevant to aerospace engineering will be considered, with special emphasis in the areas of aerospace robotics/unmanned aerial systems, experimental hypersonics, and applied aerodynamics/aerospace vehicle design. Preference will be given to qualified candidates working in emerging areas of aerospace engineering whose scholarly activities have high impact.

While preference will be given to junior candidates, senior appointments will be considered for persons of outstanding achievement. Successful candidates are expected to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and to provide service to the department, the university and the profession.

The Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has top-ranked graduate and undergraduate programs. Information about the department can be found at the department’s website: http://ae.illinois.edu/.

In addition, our faculty and students have access to world-class experimental and computational facilities located in on-campus multidisciplinary research centers, including the Aerodynamics Research Laboratory, the Coordinated Science Laboratory, the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Candidates interested in becoming affiliated with one or more of these research centers should indicate so in their cover letter.

A doctoral degree is required, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Full consideration will be given to applications received by November 15, 2017. Applications received after that date may be considered until the positions are filled. A start date is expected in the fall of 2018; however, this is negotiable.

To apply for these positions, please create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. A complete application includes: a curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, cover letter, and the names and contact information of four references. All requested information must be submitted for an application to be considered. For further information regarding application procedures, please address questions to Ms. Kendra Lindsey ().

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO. To learn more about the University’s commitment to diversity, please visit http://www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu.


Posted June 21, 2017

EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY, DAYTONA BEACH
DEPARTMENT OF AEROSPACE ENGINEERING FACULTY POSITION

The Department of Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida has an ambitious agenda for the next five years, which is focused on expanding its graduate programs, research capabilities, facilities, and recruiting highly talented faculty. In sup-port of this agenda, a new state-of-the-art engineering building, the John Mica Engineering and Aerospace Innovation Complex, housing several research laboratories was completed this Spring, with the completion of a new wind tunnel expected in 2018.

The Department invites applications for an open faculty position at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank. The preferred area of expertise is aeronautical design, including structural design. However, applicants in other areas of aerospace engineering may be considered. Significant expe-rience in the aerospace industry is highly desired.

For a tenure track or tenured position appointment, the applicant should have or can demonstrate the potential for scholarly work, including externally funded research and an established publica-tion record. However, a non-tenure track appointment is possible for candidates who are primari-ly interested in teaching. It is the intent to fill this position starting as early as January 2018.

Current research thrust areas of the Department include: computational fluid dynamics, aero-acoustic modeling, rotorcraft aerodynamics, flow control, air-breathing hypersonic and rocket propulsion, autonomous unmanned air and ground vehicles, aircraft and spacecraft guidance, nav-igation and control, aeroelasticity, composites, nanomaterials, smart materials, structural health monitoring, computational structural mechanics, and design optimization.

The Department offers Bachelor, Masters and Ph.D. degrees. The undergraduate program is the nation’s largest with about 1,350 full-time students and has been ranked #1 by U.S. News and World Report for the past sixteen years. In 2016, the Department moved to the Ph.D.-granting category and its undergraduate program is ranked #16 (tied) and its Graduate Program (which includes 29 Ph.D. students) is ranked #35 (tied). Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the World’s largest, fully accredited university specializing in aviation and aerospace, is a nonprofit, independent institution offering more than 70 Baccalaureate, Master’s and Ph.D. degree programs in its colleges of Arts & Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Engineering. Embry-Riddle Aeronau-tical University’s 185-acre eastern campus is located in Daytona Beach, Florida, home to NAS-CAR’s Daytona 500 and “The World’s Most Famous Beach.” The campus serves a diverse stu-dent body of approximately 5,450 undergraduates and 560 graduate students.

Candidates should have, by the position start date, an earned Doctorate in Aerospace Engineering or a closely related field. Women and underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must submit: (1) a cover letter, (2) a Curriculum Vitae, (3) teaching philosophy for aerospace design courses as well as a research statement (especially for tenure-track/tenured applicants), and (4) the names and contact information of at least three references. One file should be submitted containing all of the required items. For more information about the position and application process, please visit our careers site – http://eraucareers.erau.edu and view requisition # 170152. For full consideration, candidates are encouraged to apply before August 15 2017. Screening of the applications will start upon receipt and will continue until the position is filled.